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  2. Collett E. Woolman - Wikipedia

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    September 11, 1966. ( 1966-09-12) (aged 76) Houston, Texas, US. Known for. Founding Delta Air Lines. Collett Everman Woolman (October 8, 1889 – September 11, 1966), commonly known as " Wooly " to his employees, was an airline entrepreneur who led Delta Air Lines from its beginnings as a small, pioneering crop-dusting company to the Jet Age.

  3. Collett Everman Woolman | American business leader | Britannica

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    history of Delta Air Lines, Inc. In Delta Air Lines, Inc. …for guiding the company was Collett Everman Woolman, who was vice president and general manager (1928–45), president (1945–65), and chief stockholder (at his death in 1966). Read More.

  4. Collett E. Woolman : The Co-founder & First CEO of Delta Air ...

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    Collett Everman Woolman was one of the principal founder and first Chief Executive Officer of the infamous Delta Air Lines. Woolman with his vision took a great leap in the airline business. From an employee of the Delta Air Lines to the CEO of the same, Woolman worked rigorously to lead the airlines, to be one of the best in the world.

  5. Woolman was 76 years old when he died in Houston, Texas in 1966. He was the founder of Delta Air Lines. Woolman was born in Bloomington, Indiana, USA but grew up in Urbana, Illinois. He graduated from the University of Illinois, where he received a B.A. in agriculture. Woolman married Helen H. Fairfield (d. 1962) in 1916 with whom he had two daughters.

  6. Collett “C.E.” Woolman | National Aviation Hall of Fame

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    Collett “C.E.” Woolman. Borrowed two Army aircraft with Dr. Bert Coad and proved the effectiveness of crop dusting. By 1925, Woolman ran Huff Daland Dusters, the world’s first aerial dusting company. Purchased Huff Daland with a group of associates in 1928 and renamed it Delta Air Service after its investors in the Mississippi Delta country.

  7. Woolman Quotes - Delta Flight Museum

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    C.E. Woolman's Quotes. Through good times and bad, Delta founder C.E. Woolman 's faith in aviation's future never flagged. Here are C.E. Woolman's most famous quotes, which he used in many variations whenever he faced an audience of Delta employees: "Any individual or business that is completely honest in all its dealings is likely to succeed." "Let's put ourselves on the other side of the counter.

  8. Founder’s vision resonates today | Delta News Hub

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    Collett E. “C.E.” Woolman, Delta’s principal founder and first Chief Executive Officer, had a different vision for an airline when Delta began offering passenger service in 1929. Woolman was committed to the idea that customer-focused employees directly contribute to the success of the organization—a tenet that continues today.

  9. Collett Everman Woolman (1889 - 1966) - Genealogy

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    Collett Everman Woolman (October 8, 1889 – September 11, 1966) was one of four founders of Delta Air Lines. The original owners/directors of Delta Air Service were C.H. McHenry, Travis Oliver, and M.S. Biedenharn. Woolman was born in Bloomington, Indiana, USA but grew up in Urbana, Illinois.

  10. Collett Everman "C. E." Woolman. Collett Everman “C.E.” Woolman was born in Bloomington, Indiana on October 8, 1889. He entered the University of Illinois where his father was a professor of physics. In the summer of 1909, while vacating in Reims, France, Woolman found his true love: flying. He soon learned to fly in an OX5 Jenny, though his dreams of flying would be postponed until after college.

  11. Collett Everman Woolman (1889–1966) • FamilySearch

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    When Collett Everman Woolman was born on 8 October 1889, in Bloomington Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States, his father, Albert Jefferson Woolman, was 28 and his mother, Daura Campbell, was 24. He married Helen Peters Fairfield on 8 August 1916, in Champaign, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters.